Software Deadline: February 28, 2021.

The Andrei Stenin Worldwide Press Picture Contest  is open to members aged 18 to 33. It goals to promote younger photographers and help them in their attempt for skilled perfection.

The 2021 contest will showcase 4 classes for which younger photographers can vie for awards:

1. High Information. Necessary occasions within the life of people and nations as a complete are the primary topic of entries within the class: main political and social occasions; reviews from struggle zones and locations struck by pure disasters; decisive moments in folks’s lives.

2. Sports activities. This class entails entries, which captured moments in sport: victories of athletes and dramatic losses; each day sports activities coaching; the great thing about sports activities competitions.

3. My Planet. This class entails entries reflecting your entire multicolored palette of matters and pictures from everywhere in the world. The writer’s job is to indicate an on a regular basis life kaleidoscope in its timeless magnificence and concord, uniting scenes from on a regular basis life; the life of huge cities and small cities; nature footage; ethnographic and non secular holidays. 

4. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time. This class entails entries similar to particular person or group portraits of individuals. Photographs will be documentary and posed. The figuring out issue on this class is the writer’s skill to disclose the inside world of his characters, specific their psychological qualities and character via the individuality of their look and appears as a complete.

Entries can comprise a single {photograph} or collection of not more than 12 pictures.  Minor cropping, or stability (white stability) or density (brightness, distinction) correction is appropriate. Framed photographs, collages, photographs which were considerably photoshopped, with elements of the picture edited, deleted or changed with a unique picture, won’t be accepted. 
Photographs can be uploaded within the JPG format. The appropriate compression won’t exceed 10. The picture is to be a minimum of 2,200 pixels and not more than 5,700 pixels by its longer facet.

The file identify should comprise the serial variety of the {photograph}, identify and final identify of the writer, title and 12 months it was shot, separated by underscores, for instance: 01_Smith_James_The_Spring_2011. The identify of the file have to be given in Latin script. The file measurement should not exceed 20 Mb. The file should additionally comprise all of the EXIF knowledge.

Entries are uploaded and saved by the participant on his or her private web page at STENINCONTEST.COM. Photographs will be added or changed till the participant submits the entry. After the entry is submitted, photographs can not be added or changed.

Pictures will need to have been taken after January 1, 2020. In distinctive circumstances, collection of pictures began in earlier years are accepted. In such case, the final {photograph} of the collection will need to have been taken in 2020 or 2021.


  • 22.12.2020 Open for entries
  • 28.02.2021 Entries shut
  • 16.06.2021 Shortlist announcement
  • 01.07.2021 Open on-line vote
  • September 2021 Winner’s record, awards ceremony
  • September 2021 Opening of the photograph exhibition

An entire record of necessities will be discovered within the Contest Guidelines.

For Extra Info :

Go to the Official Webpage of the UNESCO Andrei Stenin Worldwide Press Picture Contest 2021

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